Educational Counseling (ECLG)

Courses

ECLG 222. College to Career. 4 Units.

Introduction to personal interests, values and abilities as they impact educational and career exploration. Use of technology to help identify career choices and labor market trends. Techniques of job search as it relates to all college majors.

ECLG 531. Introduction to Counseling. 2 Units.

Prerequisites: approval of admission portfolio
Introduction to basic counseling practice, counseling ethics, and career pathways in counseling.

ECLG 536. Social-Emotional Development of the Gifted and Talented. 4 Units.

Social, emotional and related educational needs of gifted and talented children and youth.

ECLG 542A. Seminar in Educational Counseling. 1 Unit.

Prerequisites: graduate standing or consent of instructor
Intensive study of topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor.

ECLG 542B. Seminar in Educational Counseling. 2 Units.

Prerequisites: graduate standing or consent of instructor
Intensive study of topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor.

ECLG 542C. Seminar in Educational Counseling. 3 Units.

Prerequisites: graduate standing or consent of instructor
Intensive study of topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor.

ECLG 542D. Seminar in Educational Counseling. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: graduate standing or consent of instructor
Intensive study of topics and problems in education. May be repeated for credit as subject matter changes and with consent of instructor.

ECLG 595C. Independent Study. 3 Units.

Prerequisites: a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0, consent of instructor and college approval of a written proposal of a project submitted on a standard application filed in advance of the quarter in which the course is to be taken
Special topics involving library and/or field research.

ECLG 607. Research and Program Evaluation for Counseling. 4 Units.

Research and program evaluation methods tailored to the needs of counseling and guidance students.

ECLG 619. Appraisal Procedures in Counseling. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 531 with a grade of B (3.0) or better and ECLG 607 for students in the M.S. and P.P.S. credential program in Counseling and Guidance or admission to P.P.S. credential in School Psychology or Ed.S. program. Offered as ECLG 619 and EDSP 619, students may not receive credit for both
Individual and group measurement techniques, behavior observation skills, test interpretation, rights and responsibilities of test takers and administrators, and an introduction to personality, aptitude, achievement and career interest measurements.

ECLG 632. Advanced Psychological Foundations of Education. 4 Units.

Focuses on the interaction of the learning-teaching process. Emphasis on pertinent learning theories of general and special education individual differences in capacities and development of learners, and evaluation of learning and instructional models. Particular attention will be paid to the education of learners with exceptionalities and inclusive classrooms. Theories of motivation and research findings with specific relevance to learning process and human development within the context of educational psychology will be examined. Special attention will be paid to positive behavior interventions and principles of classroom management. Includes 30 hours of practica. Offered as ECLG 632 and EDSP 632, students may not receive credit for both.

ECLG 633. Human Development for Counseling. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 531 and 632 or admission to the P.P.S. or Ed.S. programs in School Psychology. Offered as ECLG 633 and EDSP 633, students may not receive credit for both
Recent developments in research and theory of human development, especially as they relate to counseling persons about problems of development. Focus is on cognitive, biological, and social development in the context of family and community development.

ECLG 650. Career Counseling. 4 Units.

Overview of career development, career education and career counseling and guidance in schools, agencies and community settings. Offered as ECLG 650 and EDSP 650, students may not receive credit for both.

ECLG 651. Professional School Counselor. 4 Units.

Theory and practical applications of comprehensive school counseling programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Experience-based approach to program management and guidance curriculum development.

ECLG 654. Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling and Guidance. 4 Units.

Legal and ethical constraints and considerations in the school counseling profession.

ECLG 655. Multicultural Counseling. 4 Units.

Theory of and practical applications of counseling to serve diverse groups of people in school and community settings. How counseling can contribute to social justice for people from various backgrounds such as different genders, ethnicities, races, social classes, sexual orientations, and religions.

ECLG 656. Counseling Theories. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 531 or admission to P.P.S. credential in School Psychology or Ed.S. program. Offered as ECLG 656 and EDSP 656, students may not receive credit for both
Theories and practices of counseling; applications to educational settings and community settings.

ECLG 657A. Counseling Practicum I. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 531, ECLG 631 or admission to P.P.S. or Ed.S. program in School Psychology. Offered as ECLG 657A and EDSP 657A, students may not receive credit for both
Supervised practice in the application of counseling skills, theories and techniques. Includes 30 hours of practica.

ECLG 657B. Advanced Counseling Practice. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 657A with a grade of B or better
Supervised practice in counseling in a laboratory setting. Includes 30 hours of practice.

ECLG 658. Family Consultation. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 657B or admission to the P.P.S. or Ed.S.program in School Psychology. Offered as ECLG 658 and EDSP 658, students may not receive credit for both
Family systems theory. Theory and methods of consultation with families. Inclusion of teachers and other professionals in the family system.

ECLG 661. Diagnosis and Treatment Plan. 4 Units.

Principles of the diagnostic process. Use of diagnostic tools. The impact of co-occurring substance abuse and medical disorders. Diagnostic interviewing skills. Planning for treatment.

ECLG 662. Addictions Counseling. 4 Units.

Diagnosis of addictions and counseling of persons affected by addiction to legal and illegal substances.

ECLG 663. Gender and Sexuality. 4 Units.

Human sexuality and gender across the lifespan and counseling interventions addressing gender identity and sexual relationship issues.

ECLG 664. Crisis and Trauma Counseling. 4 Units.

Crisis and trauma theory and counseling practice for persons who have experienced trauma or crisis events.

ECLG 665. Family Violence. 4 Units.

Child abuse assessment and reporting. Spousal or partner abuse assessment and intervention strategies.

ECLG 667. Conflict Resolution. 4 Units.

Understanding and responding to conflict in relationships, schools and communities. Includes conflict coaching, mediation, and conferencing practices.

ECLG 668. Aging Death and Grief. 4 Units.

Theories and research about aging and dying. Counseling the dying and the bereaved. Includes understanding of relevant pharmacology.

ECLG 669. Psychopharmacology. 4 Units.

Understanding the purposes and effects of the main pharmaceuticals used in mental health settings.

ECLG 672. Leadership, Advocacy, and Preventive Education in Counseling. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 657B
The importance and function of leadership, student advocacy, and the role of change agent by pupil personnel service providers. The planning, implementation and evaluation of school counseling and guidance programs that increase student learning and achievement.

ECLG 678. Group Counseling. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 531, ECLG 656 and ECLG 657A or ECLG 657B or admission to the P.P.S. or Ed.S. program in School Psychology. Offered as ECLG 678 and EDSP 678, students may not receive credit for both
Theory and practice of group counseling in schools or community settings. Includes 30 hours of practice.

ECLG 679. Counseling Field Experience. 4 Units.

Field practice with direct pupil contact (minimum 150 hours) in an educational setting under supervision of certificated personnel. Graded credit/no credit. Must be repeated for a total of 16 units.

ECLG 693. Special Topics in School Psychology. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ECLG 649, ECLG 660 and ECLG 687
Selected topics in school psychology, such as professional issues, ethics and current practices, applicable State Education Codes and court decisions, use of community resources; in-service training theory and practicum. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

ECLG 696. Special Topics in Counselor Education. 2 Units.

Relevant issues in counselor education. May be repeated for credit as topics change.

ECLG 697. Master's Degree Project. 0 Units.

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy, EDUC 607, ECLG 657B, 679A, and permission of program coordinator
Research project related to counseling and guidance conducted under the direction of two program faculty members.

ECLG 999. Comprehensive Examination. 0 Units.

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy, approval of department, completion of course work in the masters program, and in good academic standing
An assessment of the students ability to integrate the knowledge of the area, show critical and independent thinking and demonstrate mastery of the subject matter.